After testing negative in the final Covid-19 test, the national team bound for South Africa has been cleared to travel.
After testing negative in the final Covid-19 test:
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) declared that the 35-member national cricket contingent has been cleared to travel to South Africa after all members tested negative in the final round of Covid-19 testing on Thursday.
The PCB said in a statement that all 35 members of the Africa-bound team, including 22 players and 13 officials, have tested negative. As a result, the team will fly to Johannesburg, South Africa, on a chartered flight on Friday morning.
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Hasan Ali, a fast bowler, had previously tested positive in the first round of Covid-19 testing, which was conducted at individual homes. After returning two negative coronavirus results, the player was allowed to enter the bio-secure bubble at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
Between April 2 and April 16, Pakistan will play three One-Day Internationals and four Twenty20 Internationals in South Africa. After that, the team will travel to Harare, Zimbabwe, for three Twenty20 Internationals and two Tests before returning home on May 12.
T20I: Babar Azam(C), Shadab Khan, Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Haider Ali, Danish Aziz, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Faheem Ashraf, Mohamamad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali, Arshad Iqbal, Usman Qadir
ODI: Babar Azam(C), Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique, Haider Ali, Danish Aziz, Saud Shakil, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Hasan Ali, Usman Qadir
Test: Babar Azam(C), Imran Butt, Abid Ali, Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Fawad Alam, Saud Shakeel, Agha Salman, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Tabish Khan, Hasan Ali, Shahnawaz Dahani, Nauman Ali, Zahid Mehmood, Sajid Khan